Jens: baby boy name meaning and popularity



The Danish version of John, meaning "the Lord is gracious." It's just as easy to spell as John, but not as easy for the general public to pronounce, seeing as the "J" is pronounced like a "Y."


It's one syllable. Not much to nickname there.

Famous people named Jens:

Mixed martial artist Jens Pulver; Nobel Prize winner Jens Skou; Minecraft video game designer Jens Bergensten; singer/songwriter Jens Lekman.

Fun fact:

"Jens" is also slang for "soldier" in Danish.

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